17Jun

Psalm 4

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 4 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-17-18Psalm4.mp3 Sleep. We all need it. Rhythm. Without it life remains chaotic. In light of these realities, let us seek to ‘start’ our day well by ‘ending’ it well. SELAH. 6.17.18 Psalm4 sermon ppt

10Jun

Psalm 3

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 3 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-10-18-Psalm3.mp3 Everyone reading this has had difficulty in their life. In fact, everyone not reading this has had difficulty in their life as well. So, one could say difficulty is a constant…the variable is in how we…

03Jun

Psalm 2

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Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 2 & Psalm 1 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/6-3-18-Psalm2.mp3 Psalm 1 & Psalm 2 have both been called “pre-prayer” psalms, meaning they help to orient us toward the psalter (book of Psalms) as a whole. Both of them contain contrasts. Both of…

27May

Series: Praying the Psalms: Anchoring Ourselves in God’s word  Text: Psalm 1 & Psalm 150  Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/Praying%20the%20Psalms/5-27-18_Psalm1_150.mp3 Prayer is vital for a follower of Jesus. For one thing, it helps form us into the people God desires us to be. Additionally, it can provide us with a sense of rhythm…

13May

Series: “New” Text: Matthew 28:16-20; Romans 12:1-2; Colossians 3:1-2 Preacher: Brent McCrory http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/New/5-13-18%20a%20new%20look%20%40%20our%20mind.mp3 In seeking to follow Jesus, the importance of our mind cannot be overlooked. So how do we work towards a new look at our mind in light of the Resurrection of Jesus?  

29Apr

Series: “New” Text: Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Matthew 6:7-14 Preacher: Brent McCrory How do we take a new look at prayer? What are current ways prayer is viewed. While it is not possible to cover everything in this sermon…it was an attempt to blend together two opposites along with time-tested prayers. http://nlccoe.com/Sermons/New/4-29-18%20a%20new%20look%20%40%20prayer.mp3

15Apr

Series: “New”  Text: Psalm 105; Luke 24:36-48 Preacher: Brent McCrory Community…a place to belong…to both be known and know others… There are other descriptors, but the idea of community resonates deeply with humanity. Difficulty…feeling out of place…fear of disclosing the real me… There are other descriptors, but the “working out” of community…

28Jan

Use More SOAP

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Series: RESOLVE  Text: Genesis 1; Genesis 32 Preacher: Brent McCrory While good things happen in the world, it is also clear a lot of bad things happen too (simply turn on the news or go to your preferred newspaper/website and count…the number of ‘bad news’ stories will far outweigh the…

21Jan

Series: RESOLVE  Text: Matthew 18:21-35; 14:24-31; Ephesians 6:10-20 Preacher: David Hurlocker Prayer, it is labeled as a spiritual discipline…and if we are honest, this does not sound very appealing. After all, quite often the word discipline has a negative connotation attached to it. Yet what if we need to look…

14Jan

Series: RESOLVE  Text: Joshua 24:15; Genesis 2:15; James 1:2-5; Proverbs 1:20-23; and various Preacher: Brent McCrory Commitment, not much happens without it. Truthfully, not much happens without it. I realize some may be thinking, “I am not committed to much of anything…” While this may be true, a reality is…